atlantic city, new jersey, 91. slight chance of a storm. richmond, hot, 93. columbia, south carolina, the hottest on the east coast with 97. lynn, one more day of heat and humidity. this cold front will cool us off. i'll give you the details coming up. bill, thanks so much. cat pillar struts, pepsi purchases and the taxi that lets you pay your way. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. plus, she was always at the heart of the train wreck. now that she's gone will "american idol" fans keep watching. albert pujols in the big appleet and one of the wackiest plays you'll ever see. you're watching "early today."